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Customer taking a picture of an appetizing dessert

In the competitive world of culinary delights, the visual appeal of a dessert store is often just as crucial as its flavors. Designing Instagrammable dessert shops goes beyond traditional interior design. It has to do with crafting a space that not only delights the taste buds but also tempts patrons to capture and share every […]

Dessert bar design in orange, pink and aquamarine blue

In May 2024, residents of Prescott, Arizona, will have a sweet reason to celebrate: Mango Bliss Dessert Bar will open its doors to all lovers of ice cream, yogurt and gelato with refined tastes and eager appetites. The name is fitting: The shop promises “bliss in every bite,” while its menu suggests a large variety […]

Donut store design with lots of artificial light and different light fixtures

When a final baked product becomes an ingredient in the next-level dessert, you know you’re in for a treat. Sundae Donuts, a dessert store that does just that, offers sweet treat enthusiasts more than one way to enjoy donuts. Their menu includes a variety of donuts, donut-infused ice cream, coffee and cookie dough, making them […]

Customized design details for small dessert shop

Wondering how you can make the modest square footage of your small shop or restaurant work for you? Far from limiting what you can do, a small space can actually make you think creatively and end up working to your advantage. Yes, a small space can be a challenge, but it’s not a reason to […]

Large wall graphic of African inspiration in dessert shop

If you are a brioche-style doughnut lover and are working on appeasing your sweet tooth, Blondie’s Doughnuts is the place to be. We have recently helped the company design their physical location and came up with a doughnut shop interior design of a unique inspiration. The company’s original logo had been designed by their artist […]

Delicate pink, gold and white accents in charming dessert bar interior

Opened in 2008, Sift Dessert Bar is a woman-owned company born from a desire to provide a high-end dessert selection to Northern California’s Wine Country and San Francisco Bay Area. Winner of Food Network’s Cupcakes War in 2011, Sift started small but gained popularity fast, which allowed it to expand to more locations. The company […]

Colorful cartoon wall graphics in dessert store interior

There is nothing like an exciting colorful dessert shop interior to open one’s appetite for sweet treats. When dessert flavors are mirrored in the colors of the store, the look alone may sell the products. Even when they are not taking this route, colorful dessert shops appeal to a clientele that wants to be visually […]

Dessert Store Design: Mindful Design Consulting We have recently completed another project – Frosted LUV, a dessert store that serves frozen treats from traditional ice cream to frozen yogurt, and more. In keeping with the idea that dessert shops must use colors to celebrate their products, attract clients and open their appetite, we generously did […]

Gelateria interior design: Mindful Design Consulting A gelato café in San Diego, California, recently received the Mindful Design Consulting treatment. With a name whose Latin vibes intrigues and fascinates, Cor di Gelato is what happens when a Brazilian with Italian roots and a history in gelato making decides to share her passion with others. Alexandra, […]

Via archdaily.com Designer: SK Arquitetura Photos: Marcelo Donadussi via archdaily.com Passers-by through a mall in Igara, Brazil, have no choice but notice the oversized image of an ice-cream cone on the brick wall of one of the mall’s stores. It is a great way to invite them to test the Italian gelato that Gianluca Zaffari […]

Ice cream store designs are wonderful opportunities for creativity. The inspiration can be found in the colors, shape, even the crystalline structure of this delicious frozen dessert. It is no wonder that such shops offer some of the best visual treats in the commercial design world. Here are some with plenty of character.   Photo above […]

If you can’t decide between a drink and a dessert, it’s good to know you can have them both when you choose a freakshake. The freakshake concept is a dream come true for those blessed with a sweet tooth – a milkshake topped with candy, pretzels, chocolate, cookies and a myriad other sweet treats stacked […]

“You eat with your eyes first” never sounds truer than when you step into a colorful dessert shop. When colors, textures and details suggests as many flavors, half the work of convincing customers to linger, buy and come back is done. If the store sells cupcakes, the most versatile dessert out there when it comes […]

While all sweets may have their armies of lovers and followers, it’s chocolate only that can cause the kind of passion and obsession that turn into a cultural reference. This can be both an advantage and a disadvantage for the interior designer. While chocolate references reflected in elements of design are always appealing, falling into […]

Candy Store Design

Candy store designs are amazing opportunities for creativity and originality. First, the colors of their products provide endless chromatic inspiration. Second, they generally cater to children, giving designers a sense of freedom in being playful. Third, they are meant to give joy and happiness, which makes for a wonderful designing experience.  Below, we put together […]

If ice cream or frozen yogurt stores can entice customers with vibrant colors that evoke their flavors; and if dessert stores can rely on their products’ appetizing colors and smart packaging to bring in clients – one of the challenges of creating effective bakery interior designs is making their products shine. The neutral colors and […]

Ice cream shop design

There is only one thing better than ice-cream: a well-designed ice-cream shop. Good designers know that, when entering a dessert store, clients look not only for refreshing treats, but also for entertainment. Typically small spaces, dessert stores offer endless opportunities to play with colors and materials and be bold on a small scale, thus satisfying […]

The Dessert Kitchen, Chengdu, China, by Towodesign. Photo via worldarchitecture.org Combining the appeal of sweet treats with the advantages of a usually small space, dessert stores are excellent opportunities for interior designers to use their creativity and bold ideas. Some dream up and bring to life interiors that turn these stores into veritable places of […]

Via Green Pear Diaries Designer: id 12° 77° All photos via Green Pear Diaries There is nothing more fitting for an ice cream shop interior design than to play on the idea of coldness. It is what id 12 ° 77 °, a Lima-based architecture and design firm, did with Madness Creamery, an ice cream […]

Via contemporist.com Designer: id inc All photos: Yamauchi Norito via contemporist.com Minimalist design is not only used in creating residential spaces for those who choose to live a simple life. We have also seen it in practice in other areas such as modern office design. It is less common, however, when it comes to restaurants, […]

Dessert Kiosk Design Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Atelier TAO + C All photos: Guan Li via retaildesignblog.net When trying to fit a kitchen, a bar and a seating area into a small 215-square foot area, the solution seems to be a combination of simple lines, minimalist design and glass. Atelier TAO + C has achieved this impressive […]

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: party/space/design All photos: FarHed & party/space/design via retaildesignblog.net For the interior designer who also happens to be a passionate chocolate lover, there are few things more inspiring than the texture, color and aroma of this fabulous sweet treat. These combined passions can lead to beautiful results, as in the case of this coffee […]

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Nir Portal Architects All images: Shai Ben-Efraim via retaildesignblog.net If you are an ice cream lover with a secret passion for chemistry, the Glidium ice cream store design in Haifa, Israel, may be just the thing for you. Created (with a sense of humor) by Nir Portal Architects, this unique store is a sweet […]

Ice-Cream Shop Design

Scoop La Jolla Ice Cream Store Interior Design and Branding.  La Jolla Shores in San Diego is a sought-after community and a favorite beach for kayakers, swimmers and snorkelers. With the ocean on one side and a neighborhood with ocean-view villas, charming cottages and a shopping district with a small town vibe on the other, […]

Narrow space transformed into cool cafe

When designing a new space for Olala Crepes in San Diego, we had the chance to develop even further the concept of a crafty hipster-style dessert store infused with Parisian flair. Mindful Design Consulting had already worked on the Olala Crepes kiosk located in the heart of the Liberty Public Market, a laid-back, functional space […]

Jojos Creamery Ice-Cream Shop Interior Design

Ice-Cream Shop Design.  A mother-and-daughter team of dessert aficionadas from Encinitas, California, has opened a homemade ice cream store whose interior design bears our signature. Jami and Emily, the owners of JoJo’s Creamery, make their ice cream, sauces and waffle cones from scratch using only simple ingredients, such as organic milk, sugar, flour and eggs. […]

Atypical food court with bold colors and unique shapes

The interior design of a food court in Seoul, South Korea, has received the stamp of Karim Rashid, the New York-based designer with a penchant for color and bold creations. Under his magic wand, Amoje Food Capital, a cafeteria for the Lotte Department Store, has turned into a buoyant display of color and creativity. This […]

Seating area with wooden tables

While the use of vibrant colors and daring chromatic combinations appeal to dessert store clients, so may a simpler approach and a drastically reduced color palette. A great example is The Dessert Kitchen in Sydney, a minimalist dessert store created by Australian designer Matt Woods.  Here, the simpler approach is not just a simple design […]

Large lollipop display inside candy shop

As one of the largest candy stores in the world, Candylawa has an interior design that matches its magnitude in ingenuity. Located in the Panorama Mall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this candy store interior is a veritable wonderland where the exuberant flavors of sweet treats are masterly translated into design terms. The result is impressive. […]

Sweet treat-inspired decor elements in unique dessert store interior

A pastry boutique in Monterrey, Mexico, is proving that a good dessert store interior design can go a long way in opening an appetite. Created by Savvy Studio, Cioccolato is a veritable place of culinary temptation for those with a sweet tooth, and a store difficult to leave empty-handed. The dessert store interior is designed […]